If you are not regularly moving your body in some form of exercise, and are not eating healthily, you probably don’t like the wide body of evidence that is building against this kind of lifestyle. This isn’t a judgmental piece. People are obviously free to choose exactly the kind of lifestyle they wish to lead, … Continue reading 2019’s Exercise Machine | Year of the eBike
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Best Possible Investment for 2019? You might be surprised…
What follows may sound a little hyperbolic, but here goes. I don’t think you could make a better, more meaningful investment this year than an eBike... I was toying with the idea of starting with the headline; eBikes Can Save the World from Doom! But miraculously, my rarely-seen better sense got the upper hand … Continue reading Best Possible Investment for 2019? You might be surprised…
Best Commute Possible? Why an eBike might be the answer.
As many cyclists already know, in a city like Toronto, commuting by bicycle is faster than cars and motorcycles, and now using big data from smartphones it has been proven. Significant data gathered from the smartphones of delivery companies (i.e. Deliveroo) and couriers, shows that peddled two-wheel city travel is faster than motor-driven vehicles, and … Continue reading Best Commute Possible? Why an eBike might be the answer.
Kelly Rides | The Future of the eMtb Event Category
When asked to work the outside eBike test ride area at the fall bike show, I replied with an enthusiastic yes knowing there would be interesting conversations ahead about eBikes. Sure enough there were, and one of the most interesting ones was with a woman named Kelly. She owns an eBike along with a couple … Continue reading Kelly Rides | The Future of the eMtb Event Category
eBikes for Fitness and Health
University of Basel researchers reported that eBikes are comparable to conventional bikes in promoting health and benefits. Specifically, less-well-trained and/or overweight people can enhance their lives by riding an eBike. For 10 years, Switzerland has been running a month-long ‘Bike to Work’ program inviting commuters to ride their bike or eBike, and this year nearly 65,000 cyclists … Continue reading eBikes for Fitness and Health
This Week in e…
Dockless Scooters Not only are eBikes in, now eScooters are also making the scene, and in a big way. In the search for the solution to the ‘last mile’ - efficiently getting from a drop-off point in a commute to final destination - electric powered Scooters are quickly finding their way. To indicate the … Continue reading This Week in e…
My Sweet Ride & The Best Croissant, Ever!
Finally, the ride I’ve been waiting for and working for all summer, is mine. At the beginning of the season, I was teased into thinking it would come my way a little earlier than it did. Oh well, life doesn’t always pan out the way it’s planned out, and who can really complain when all … Continue reading My Sweet Ride & The Best Croissant, Ever!
Spreading the Word…
While sitting in a cafe working on some blog posts, a woman approached me asking if I owned an e-bike. Yes, I replied, and she then asked if I liked it, to which she heard an enthusiastic, ‘I love it’! Her interest was further heightened when I mentioned that I sell them too. It seems her friend has … Continue reading Spreading the Word…
Make Your e-Bike Safe, Secure and Sexy
Now that you’ve got the e-bike you want, how do you reflect your unique style, make it safer to ride, and keep it safely in your possession? Every major emerging market brings along with it the support products allowing users to customize it to their needs and keep safe the newly emerged market’s products. In this case, … Continue reading Make Your e-Bike Safe, Secure and Sexy
The ‘E’ Wave Is Washing Over The 6ix
It started as a ripple about 3-4 years ago. Last year the ripple grew, and with the growing size of the wave, we wondered if it would sustain or subside. With the start of 2018, we’re witnessing the wave grow, and the news from off-shore suggests it’s going to be a tsunami! Evidence of what our e-bike … Continue reading The ‘E’ Wave Is Washing Over The 6ix